15 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: This module will provide students with a sound academic and vocational grounding in the East Asian trading environment and regulatory regimes, to prepare for careers that engage in, manage or regulate trade in East Asia (specifically China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan).It will introduce historical and theoretical perspectives on internal and external barriers to trade and discuss strategies for fostering trade relationships through studies of factors that drive exports; the influence of research and development, the effects of foreign investment, and protectionism. It will include guest lectures by practitioners in Asian business, to share practical information and foster focused discussion. 

Teaching Methods: Lectures introduce key themes in the scholarship, present theoretical and empirical perspectives, and relate these to broader socio-economic and developmental processes. Lectures will encourage student participation through the development of a critical a
Assessment: Course work

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